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The Poudre Face

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The Poudre Face 


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Location: 40.69454, -105.37842 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Middle of The Poudre Face.

Description 

The Poudre Face is a west-facing (or maybe SSE) wall directly across the Poudre Canyon from The Crystal Wall.


Getting There 

A trail breaks off right from the Cedar Creek trail before just before a slabby 3-bolt route.


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',4],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Poudre Face:
Orange You Glad   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   
B.A.H.   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Cheerleaders Gone Hippie   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Palace Guard   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Creepy   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 55'   
Check Your Head   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Flail   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 65'   
Check Your Six   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For The Poudre Face
River Rats, 5.7 (60').

River Rats 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CO : Fort Collins : ... : The Poudre Face
Follow 5 bolts up the arete to a ledge with a two bolt anchor. The rock is a bit suspect but more traffic should help that. Not recommended for a novice 5.7 leader....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

Local Information for The Poudre Face
Photos of The Poudre Face Slideshow Add Photo
Far left side of The Poudre Face.
BETA PHOTO: Far left side of The Poudre Face.
Climbers on The Poudre Face, as seen from atop Crystal Wall.  The climber in red (on the right) is in the crux moves of <a href='/v/cheerleaders-gone-hippie/105874008'>Cheerleaders Gone Hippie</a>, and the climber in blue is working up <a href='/v/check-your-head/105874032'>Check Your Head</a>.
Climbers on The Poudre Face, as seen from atop Cry...
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By Tanner Mitchell
From: Fort Collins CO
Sep 8, 2008

Does anyone have any additional beta for this area (pictures, directions, river crossings, etc)? Thanks!

By Adam Baxter
From: Estes Park, CO
Nov 25, 2008

There are some old Sam Shannon guide books floatin' around town, but you can also find a near full copy (minus photo topos and route descriptions) of the guidebook at Drtopo.com. Some have considered this a veritable case of copyright infringement though....